Careers at ASTRO

  • ASTRO is the premier radiation oncology society in the world, with more than 10,000 members who are physicians, nurses, biologists, physicists, radiation therapists, dosimetrists and other health care professionals who specialize in treating patients with radiation therapies. These medical professionals make up the radiation therapy treatment teams that are critical in the fight against cancer. Together, these teams, treat more than 1 million cancer patients each year.

    Our staff thrives on working together to support these professionals. Knowing that what we do each day is helping people living with a diagnosis of cancer lends a real sense of purpose and meaning to the jobs we do. Through our collaborative efforts, we bring together the expertise of our staff to promote and advance the field of radiation oncology. Seeing the impact of our efforts on the professionals we serve and ultimately the patients they treat is both exciting and rewarding. Our workplace culture is a testament to our core values of being committed to our members, striving for excellence, loving to make a difference, never compromising our credibility and demonstrating leadership.  

    Every year ASTRO has a third party vendor, The Society for Human Resource Management, conduct an employee satisfaction and engagement survey. In 2016 our overall employee satisfaction was at 94 percent and our overall engagement score was a 4.2 on a 5 point scale. ASTRO's benefits, my colleagues, flexibility, the organization's mission, the meaningfulness of the work I do and the overall culture are aspects rated most highly. 

    Our generous benefits package includes:

    • Flexible work arrangements which includes a flexible work schedule and the option to telecommute.
    • Business casual dress.
    • Medical, dental and vision coverage with the majority being company paid.
    • 23 days of Paid Time Off annually.
    • 12 paid holidays.
    • 401k with immediate company matching contribution up to 4 percent upon date of hire and an additional 6 percent after one year of service.
    • Employer paid life insurance.
    • Employer paid long- and short-term disability insurance.
    • Flexible spending accounts for medical and child care expenses.
    • Commuter benefits with company contribution.

    ASTRO is an EO employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled

    For assistance with the application process contact the Human Resources Department at 703-502-1550.

    No general phone inquiries please.